Via The Daily Bell Alright, libertarians, you wanted drug legalization, right? Well, with opioids, via loose prescriptions, you got it, and what’s happened? We are in the middle of the worst epidemic of overdose and addiction this country...Show More Summary
Jim Johnson is the director of the West Virginia Office of Drug Control Policy, and an advocate on the front lines of the opioid epidemic. During his previous job as the police chief from Huntington, WV he spearheaded a comprehensive initiative of education, syringe exchanges, and Naloxone distribution that has shown promising results in a […]
Opinion: By declaring a national public welfare emergency, Ottawa could unlock critical funds to respond to Canada's opioid crisis The post Opioid crisis: Trump declared it an emergency, why won’t Trudeau? appeared first on Macleans...
Mark Zuckerberg said extent of opioid crisis was what surprised him most in his travels throughout America. Yet people are marketing opioids illegally on Facebook and Google.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports the opioid crisis is raising safety concerns among some realtors but a new company named Forewarn offers real estate firms and agents deep background checks on clients by using high-level, government-regulated data.
As part of the Trump administration’s plan to aggressively fight the nation’s opioid addiction crisis, the Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has also decided to go after an herbal supplement. This morning, the head of the governmentShow More Summary
(American Society of Anesthesiologists) Women who undergo vaginal delivery often do not require opioids to manage pain after hospital discharge, concludes a study published in Anesthesiology, the peer-reviewed medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA). Show More Summary
Women who undergo vaginal delivery often do not require opioids to manage pain after hospital discharge, concludes a study published in Anesthesiology, the peer-reviewed medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA). In addition, the quantity of opioids prescribed to women after cesarean delivery can be less than currently prescribed.
Dr. Mary Meengs remembers the days, a couple of decades ago, when pharmaceutical salespeople would drop into her family practice in Chicago, eager to catch a moment between patients so they could pitc...
WASHINGTON, DC -- As the United States grapples with the devastating effects of an opioid epidemic, researchers are making progress in advancing our understanding of opioid addiction-related health issues, according to studies presented...Show More Summary
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how real estate agents are protecting themselves from people who are booking home tours for easy access to drugs.
Dr. Abigail Zavod, when speaking about the opioid crisis during a grand rounds presentation at Dartmouth, likened it to a
A seemingly routine walk for a dog owner in Andover, Massachusetts, turned into a harrowing lesson on how the nation's opioid crisis can harm our pets, too. According to The Boston Globe, a man named Peter Thibault was walking his family's...Show More Summary
Letters in response to Patrick Radden Keefe’s article on the Sackler empire and the opioid crisis, and Kelefa Sanneh’s Profile of Tulsi Gabbard.
It’s a crisis that kills more people every year than motor vehicles or guns. And, just last month, President Trump declared the U.S. opioid dilemma a national emergency. But, what exactly is this crisis and who is affected by it? Here...Show More Summary
The Trump administration's self-professed care for victims of the opioid crisis is undercut by its incrimination of marijuana users
Big pharma's ruthless marketing of opioid painkillers has generated billions of dollars - and millions of addicts.
Opioid overdose claims 175 Americans each day, but powerful pharmaceutical companies continue to promote their sales. Sitting in a small cafe in a small town in western Massachusetts, Jordan talks about his problems with opioids. HeShow More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Opioid drug abuse has killed more Americans than the Iraq, Afghanistan and Vietnam wars combined, and U.S. veterans and advocates this Veteran's Day are focusing on how to help victims of the crisis.
BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he and Chinese President Xi Jinping would be focusing "very strongly" on the U.S opioid crisis, which he has declared a public health emergency.